DONATE
Subscribe to our Alerts:

Did You Know?

  Fewer women serve in CA's state legislature today than a decade ago.

Archive February 2015

20
Feb
Hon. Marguerite Archie-Hu...
|
Comments Off on Hon. Marguerite Archie-Hudson

Education has always come first for Assemblywoman Archie-Hudson. While serving in the Assembly in the mid-1990s, she served as...

20
Feb
Hon. Karen Bass
|
Comments Off on Hon. Karen Bass

Congresswoman Bass has never been a quiet advocate: she was the first African American woman in the United States...

20
Feb
Hon. Yvonne Brathwaite Bu...
|
Comments Off on Hon. Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

The Honorable Yvonne Braithwaite Burke has had a lot of firsts; she is the first African American woman elected...

20
Feb
Hon. Wilmer Amina Carter
|
Comments Off on Hon. Wilmer Amina Carter

Former Assemblywoman Carter is the first living African-American female namesake of a high school in the Inland Empire –...

20
Feb
Hon. Teresa P. Hughes
|
Comments Off on Hon. Teresa P. Hughes

The second African American woman elected to the California Legislature, Senator Hughes was known for her extraordinary commitment to...

20
Feb
Hon. Barbara Lee
|
Comments Off on Hon. Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee is one of the nation’s strongest advocates for peace, receiving the Sean MacBride Peace Prize in...

20
Feb
Hon. Juanita Millender-Mc...
|
Comments Off on Hon. Juanita Millender-McDonald

After serving as a member of the California State Assembly, Congresswoman Millender-McDonald was elected to the House of Representatives...

20
Feb
Hon. Gwen Moore
|
Comments Off on Hon. Gwen Moore

Assemblywoman Moore served a fruitful 16 years as the Majority Whip and chair of the Assembly Utilities and Commerce...

24
Feb
Hon. Laura Richardson
|
Comments Off on Hon. Laura Richardson

Laura Richardson broke new ground as the first African-American Speaker Pro-Tem in the California State Assembly. She has been...

20
Feb
Hon. Maxine Waters
|
Comments Off on Hon. Maxine Waters

Congresswoman Waters is currently the ranking member on the Committee on Financial Services in the U.S. House of Representatives....

CLOSE
CLOSE